Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs UTSA Roadrunners Prediction, 10/24/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs UTSA Roadrunners
Date: Saturday, October 24, 2020
Odds/Point Spread: Louisiana Tech (-1.5)
Luke Anthony and the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (3-2) travel to Alamodome on Saturday where they'll meet the UTSA Roadrunners (3-3). UTSA opens this contest as 1.5-point dogs. The total opens at 54.
The last time they took the field, the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs went up against the Marshall Thundering Herd and took the loss by a score of 35-17. Luke Anthony went 18/25 with 180 yards through the air and threw 1 TD. He gave away 1 interception for the game. Israel Tucker paced the team on the ground for the game. He broke a long run for 11 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He scurried for 20 yards via 4 carries which gave him an average of 5.0 yards per run. Adrian Hardy led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 102 yards on 9 receptions. He earned an average of 11.3 yards per catch for the game.
When talking about putting the ball in the endzone, the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are sitting at 29.8 points per game. As a team they're holding an average of 103.4 yards rushing ranking them 71st in the country. The Bulldogs have racked up 1,713 total yards this season. In terms of distribution of touchdowns, Louisiana Tech has amassed 14 passing touchdowns and 6 rushing touchdowns. The Bulldogs are ranked 66th in the nation concerning team defense, conceding 33.0 points per contest. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.8 yards per rushing attempt and 129.4 rushing yards per contest on the season. Over the course of this season, they have given up 647 rushing yards through 5 outings. Concerning yards via the pass, the Bulldogs have given up 1,428 yds which puts them in 83rd in the country. During their 5 games, they have allowed 285.6 yards per contest through the air as well as conceding a completion percentage of 68.2%. For the year, they are allowing 415.0 yards per contest ranking them 57th in Division 1.
Luke Anthony has completed 77 of his attempted career 123 passes for a completion percentage of 62.6%. He is averaging 183.8 yards per outing. For his college career, Anthony has thrown for 919 yards with 11 TD's and 3 interceptions. His quarterback rating is 150.0 with a TD rate of 8.9% and an interception percentage of 2.4%. Since his college career started, he has attempted a run 33 times totaling -30 rushing yds.
In their last game, the UTSA Roadrunners took on the Army Black Knights and went home in defeat by a score of 28-16. Sincere McCormick led the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 26 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He ran for a total of 133 yards via 18 carries which meant he averaged 7.4 yards per carry. Zakhari Franklin was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 138 yards on 12 receptions. He averaged 11.5 yards per catch for the game. Lowell Narcisse went 16/31 with 155 yards by way of the pass and threw 1 touchdown. He walked away from this game with no interceptions.
When it comes to the points being put on the board, the Roadrunners are ranking 53rd in college football scoring 26.8 points per game. Over the course of the season thus far, the Roadrunners have compiled 1,304 yards through the air as well as holding an average of 217.3 throwing yards per contest, ranking them 50th in the nation. They are averaging 185.3 yards per game via the rush and have toted the ball for 1,112 yards for this year. The UTSA Roadrunners are averaging 402.7 yards/contest which has them sitting 42nd in the country. UTSA has conceded a total of 1,078 yards on the ground (179.7 yards/game) and 10 touchdowns by way of the ground game on the year. The Roadrunners are surrendering 28.2 PPG, ranking them 49th in Division 1. Over the course of the season, they have conceded 169 points. They have surrendered 13 touchdowns from the passing game in addition to 257.7 yards/outing, which has them in 62nd in Division 1.
In the 9 games in his college career, Frank Harris has been successful on 129 of 192 attempts for a total of 1,083 yds. He averages 120.3 yds per contest through the air with a 122.4 quarterback rating. Harris has passed for 7 TD's compared to 4 interceptions in his collegiate career. He has left the pocket and rushed for 319 yards on 76 attempts. His TD percentage is 3.6% and his interception percentage is 2.1%.
Who will win tonight's Bulldogs/Roadrunners college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Roadrunners +1.5
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